How to become a Commercial Print Model
Do you want to become a commercial model? Do you have what it takes to grace the red carpet? If your answer is yes, I have with me the necessary steps and guidance to see you through your dream career.
Get Your Best Photos
When I say BEST photos, I don’t mean the pictures from your Facebook or your home digital camera, but pictures snapped professionally by a professional photographer. Your HD camera may snap the best photos, but that won’t count since commercial print modeling is all about professionalism. Get a picture with your best smile on it and submit to a modeling agency of your choice.
Find a Recruiting Agency
The good thing about modeling is the fact that new modeling agencies are sprouting on a daily basis, and hence the chances of you getting noticed are high. If you are the eye candy type of person, it won’t be long before an agency bumps on you. A good number of agencies have a system that allows would-be models to send their pictures for consideration.
Meet a Potential Recruiting Agent
Getting that all important call from an agent is a dream come true to many of us. When you get such a call, always try to stay calm and focused. During such meetings, recruiting agents usually take a look at your pictures and compare them with your physical appearance and your overall body reaction. Keep in mind that this is more like a job interview, and if you flop in your first date, then I’m afraid it might take long before another opportunity comes knocking.
You have finally passed your “interview”, and it’s now time to sign that mouthwatering contract you have always dreamt of. What should you know at this point? Well; don’t get too excited and sign things you barely understand. As a commercial print model, you should always be aware that you will be working on a freelance basis. In most cases, what you are likely to sign is a contract giving your agent the right to handle your money. Surprised? Well; you shouldn’t be. This is the norm in the commercial modeling industry.
Love the Camera
Modeling is all about the connection between you and the camera lights. As a model, you should always be comfortable during photo sessions. Bring out your killer smile and I guarantee you that you will be in the industry for quite a long time.
Brown Modeling Agency
Brown Agency is a reputable commercial talent agency based in Austin Texas. With over six years in the industry, Brown Agency has cemented itself as a force to reckon with in the modeling, theatrical, and talent search industry. Visit the website, brownagency.co.